Most people get married between 25 and 30 years old, which means tying the knot as a senior is slightly atypical. However, as you probably already know, finding that special someone at any age is a marvelous experience. You can make the most of a union in your senior years by taking some proactive steps financially and relationship-wise — Abell DJ Company presents some tips that can help make this time together joyous.
Age is Just a Number: Making the Most of Marriage Later in Life
Know About Any Debt Upfront
When you first get married, you might have plans of traveling, purchasing a home, visiting certain restaurants, or becoming more active and joining a gym, as a few examples. But your plans may involve additional expenses. That means you need to know the financial situation of your future spouse to ensure you can make these plans a reality. Specifically, determine the amount of debt you’ll have as a couple and how much it will impact your joint income.
It’s essential to discuss a course of action to address any debt either of you have. That way, if you ever need to take a loan, both of you have a spotless credit history. Fortunately, the Internet makes it simple to determine if there’s any debt by creating an account on Credit Karma or Credit Sesame.
Make a Healthy Living Plan
It’s never too late to take actionable steps toward better health. This ensures you can both enjoy life and contend with fewer chronic conditions.
If either of you has a higher-than-normal body mass index, take steps to achieve a healthy weight. It’ll reduce the possibility of issues, such as heart disease and certain cancers. Fortunately, you can help your significant other by eating healthier and regularly exercising together.
Consider Creating a Business Together
Whether you still need to work or would like to supplement your current income, think about establishing a business together. It’s a venture you may work on as a couple. If you both still need to work, you can avoid the standard nine-to-five job and have a more flexible schedule to enjoy life, especially if you choose to begin a consulting or freelance business.
If you decide to begin a business, think about forming a limited liability company (LLC). It’ll provide you with tax benefits and more flexibility. Plus, you’ll decrease your paperwork.
After deciding your company’s entity type, choose and implement a marketing plan. Don’t forget to make your own business cards. It’s a physical reminder of your company to people you meet and past customers or clients. Fortunately, you can create one with a pre-made template and personalize it by choosing the text, color scheme, font style, and images.
Remember to Enjoy Each Other
While your financial plan and health are vital, remember to enjoy each other. Schedule regular date nights and keep your similar interests in mind. For example, if you’re both sports enthusiasts, watch games together. You can find discounted tickets online, and the sites will let you filter your options by seat rating, date, and cost. On some sites, you can view a seating chart and see a 360-degree virtual view of each seat.
Make the Most of Being Newlywed Seniors
By enjoying your time, planning your finances, and keeping your health in mind, you’ll improve your lives as senior newlyweds together and in general.
Getting ready to tie the knot? Looking for a way to entertain the people who come to celebrate your union? Abell DJ Company can easily bring some life to the party. To learn more, get in touch and let’s discuss your upcoming event.